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CBS
Sep 9, 2010 4:00pm EDT
mission that god wanted us to do. >> terry jones did tell a reporter he would be willing to rethink this. the president told good morning america, jones needs to cancel his plans. >> this stunt that he is talking about pulling could greatly endanger our young men and women in uniform. >> jones may only have 50 points in his congregation. but his plans sparked protests around the globe. the state department warned americans traveling abroad to expect more. >>> this community of roughly 125,000 people revolved around the university of florida. students are planning their own protest saturday. >> this is just akin to the ku ku klux klan burning crosses. >>> neighbors are upset, too. >> i think it's crazy. >> reporter: in fact, stacy brown says she's leaving town this weekend. >> i'm concerned about my safety. and not only my safety. i also have two little boys. >>> fbi agents paid jones a visit to discuss saturday's book burning. in gainesville, florida, mike herselfenberg, wjz eyewitness news. >> some political experts say it will set a political precedence, if president obama does ca
CBS
Sep 16, 2010 4:00pm EDT
joins us now with reaction to the situation. andrea? >> reporter: good afternoon. you can see things are relatively back to normal. earlier today, these streets were blocked off and people are now traveling freely up and down east madison. take a look at what was happening earlier this afternoon. earlier, workers and visitors and just people were milling around not knowing what was going on. many inside buildings were told to stay put. some were told there was a gunman nearby, but with no details, they were scared. listen to what some had to say. >> that a doctor had been shot and they secured the suspect in one area. >> reporter: what was the mood when you were locked in there for an hour? >> it's hot in there and a lot of attention. >> they said that the hospital's been shut down. they turned me away. >> reporter: i also spoke with a johns hopkins x-ray technician who's worked here for 20 years. he says nothing like this has ever happened before. but he says he's not surprised with family and trauma that goes on here, patients seem frustrated. he's not surprised necessarily at what hap
CBS
Sep 27, 2010 4:00pm EDT
means for us, it means a lot of rain, thunderstorms and even the potential for flooding. we saw a warning or two today. we have the bands from the south and moving to the north. they'll continue to move our way. and there's more to the south and we'll take you in on a few areas and we'll show you where we're dealing with this thousand. and a little bit in carroll county, that's making its way to the north and lighter rain at this point. that's going to change. you can see the heavier rain and that's moving to the north and we have more where that came from. we have flood warnings because of this. where we've seen the heaviest rain so far, you can see montgomery and carroll county and baltimore county and these are for say ring times through 4:50 through 4:40. this is throughout the overnight and into tomorrow. veal the forecast coming up. >>> thank you, and stay with wjz-13 for first warning weather coverage. as we mentioned, remember, wjz- 13 is always on. go to wjz.com for more at any time. >> >> and three are recovering at shock trauma after an accident on route 50 that may hav
CBS
Sep 28, 2010 4:00pm EDT
people who use cell phones know how to drive. >> reporter: most believe it's time for a change. >> it should be banned. i have a habit of doing it myself. >> makeup, cell phones and unattended kids. >> reporter: so all week people have back lining up for hands held technology so they can be ticket free come friday. there's a sort of free pass. the first time you are pulled over if you can show an officer proof that you have purchased a hands free device, that citation will be a warning. weijia jiang reporting. >> i got to get with the program before friday. thank you. maryland will become the eighth state where drivers can't talk on a hand held cell phone. >>> we have a developing story. a health scare today for former president jimmy carter. he was a delta flight from hat to cleveland when he began complaining of stomach pain. he was rushed to the hospital where he is being examined. president obama spoke to former president carter a few moments ago. a white house spokesperson said president carter is feeling great. former president carter is 85 years old. as you may know, he is a gr
CBS
Sep 21, 2010 4:00pm EDT
the library in frederick county, the library said they will use heat to kill the bug. >>> bad news from the jobs report. adam may is in the newsroom with the latest unemployment numbers for maryland. >> this latest report does not reflect a better economy. in august maryland unemployment rose to 7.3%. it's one of the few states that saw such a largen crease. some of the jobs are temporary positions related to the 2010 census. others included health and human services. >> maryland's jobless rate is still lower than the national rate, 9.6%. >>> the raise are in maryland's governor is picking up steam and campaign dollars as word now just two days away from the jnl election. it's too close to call. andrea fujii has more on the latest preelection poll. >> it was pretty much a foregone conclusion. cat and mouse games to make it official. the same could be said for bob ehrlich, testing the waters for another run at running the state. now it's both party primaries being recent history and both securing their party nominations, the long talked about row match is on and polesters are feelin
CBS
Sep 1, 2010 4:00pm EDT
with derek valcourt. he is at the scene. he joins us live, via the phone. >>> there is a lot of tension. obviously, a lot of questions for employees of discovery communications who want to know exactly what is going on inside their building. many people were at work around 1:00 this afternoon, when an announcement came over the loud speaker, telling them to make themselves secure in their office. then a massive e-mail went out, at about 1:20, warning them to lock themselves down in their office. if there was some potential danger in the building. another e-mail went out at about 1:52, trying to explain to employees how they would be able to get out. all of the employees were taken up to the top floor of the 7th, 8th, and 9th floor of the building. and then they were all escorted out a fire escape. right now, police are here on the scene. they are briefing the media. i'll have an update for you in just a few moments. >> derek valcourt, reporting live from the phone. the discovery is a very busy section of silver spring. bruce johnson filed this report a short time ago. >>> sittin
CBS
Sep 29, 2010 4:00pm EDT
. you notice, it stops at this point. it's important, because, it doesnt' mean it won't effect us, it will just get extra tropical. the rain is still moving our way whether you see that spot or not. the flooding rains are a possibility and the winds will pick up as the center gets closer to the day tomorrow. in the region in here, over the appalachian to the bay, we'll see the heaviest of the rain. and there's the potential for a few inches and in some cases, up to 6 inches of rain and there's a lot moving our way and we'll have the forecast coming up shortly. >> the first warning weather coverage continues shortly. wjz is live in anne arundel and derek valcourt has more on how maryland's preparing for the floods and high winds. >> reporter: local and state emergency management officials are sending out warnings. they're getting ready for the storm and so should you. >> reporter: in neighbors like fells point, subject to frequent flooding. >> every time there's a high tide, it floods there. >> a couple buddies got their cars destroyed because of the rain. i try to stay away if it's go
CBS
Sep 15, 2010 4:00pm EDT
, the voters have spoken. it's time we've put our differences behind us, i reach out to everyone in baltimore county to heal the division. once again, i believe we'll be democrats united. >> reporter: the race against bartenfelder was the most expensive in county history and bartenfelder said he would like to thank everyone. i'm part of the campaign we ran that focuses on all citizens. i concede and i wish the citizens well. >> i'm honored to be the democratic nominee for executive. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: kamenetz will face ken holt in the election. kamenetz says he has a lot of fund raising to do, the race was expensive. >>> thank you, adam. stay with wjz-13 for complete coverage of campaign 2010. for results and reaction, go to wjz.com. we'll have more on the important national races coming up at 4:30. >>> there's a shooting at a shopping plaza and the gunman is out there. we'll go to mike perry above it all. >> reporter: some tense moments about an hour and a half ago. it occurred at a marsh shopping center on northern parkway, it's east of lock raven boulevard. the
CBS
Sep 20, 2010 4:00pm EDT
used to tropical weather, left the streets deserted. >> safety first. we can always rebuild. we already know to rebuild. >> reporter: in fact bermuda has a strict building cones. walls must be at least eight inches thick able to withstand winds of 08 miles an hour. >> i'm not scared at all. i think it's an awesome force of nature. if you can experience it, that is amazing. >> reporter: officials will be in bermuda to assess the damage. so far, there's no word of any serious injuries. >> the first warning weather coverage continues. bob? >> right now igor is about 400 miles northeast of bermuda, so they have sunshine. it's still a category one, minimal category one. it's moving northeast at 26 miles an hour. see that little dot there. that is, in fact, bermuda, it passed at 40, 45 miles west of bermuda. also in the tropics, julia is weak and is moving off to the east. it's not going to affect any and. here's another area, africa, which will be tracking. it could become a tropical depression by tomorrow, but it's heading again where julia was to the northwest, not going to be an i
CBS
Sep 8, 2010 4:00pm EDT
qur'an. he says he wants to send a message to radical islam. >> it is time for us to stand up, confront terrorism. there is something very much wrong with or policies. -- with our policies. >> reporter: the vatican is calling this outrageous. the u.s. leaders say burning it could insight attacks -- incite attacks on american troops. hillary clinton says it goes against america's religious freedom. >> it goes against religious and political leadership. >> reporter: the church where jones preaches is tiny, only 50 people in the entire congregation. but he's getting plenty of attention. and some worry he's creating a big safety risk. >> we have a big football game coming in. all of these people. you're going to have all of these fanatics running around. you just don't know what is going to happen. >> jones is carrying a gun. he is also arming himself with a copy of the constitution which protects his right to free speech. >> the local gainesville fire department has turned down -- his application for a burn permit. but his lawyer says he is still within his rights to do this. >>> denise ha
CBS
Sep 3, 2010 4:00pm EDT
do it for us, as far as earl's rains and winds are concerned for the most part. take a look at the track. it continues to move off to the north and northeast. at 21 miles an hour. it's down to a weak category 1. winds just barely at 80 miles an hour. it continues to move up toward new england. and may have strong wind gusts in portions of eastern maine. but eventually, this storm will be weakening as it heads into the cold waters. we have clouds around our region. but you can see, they're moving quickly. as the storm moves away, it is taking all of the clouds with it. providing us with a beautiful weekend. temperatures will be great all weekend long. tim is in the outback with a look at current advisories. still in effect for the atlantic coastal areas. >> still in effect. but only for a short time. we're still expecting the conditions on the shore that these advisories are going to be lifted. we're looking at a tropical storm warning in effect. it's always put in effect when tropical storm conditions are expected to persist. we have only seen gusts, as bob will attest to, of about
CBS
Sep 22, 2010 4:00pm EDT
. we have a front approaching us to the northwest. and yes, we have thunderstorms that are popping up. severe thunderstorm warning in effect for york county. and around the rockville area. that's going to move pretty much due east into northern p.g. county and southern howard county shortly. another north of libertytown. and probably moving into northern carroll county, very shortly. a big batch across northern p.a. most of it north of the baltimore metro area. and you folks looked like you would probably be in for some of those storms in the next hour or two. there is a watch over the entire region, with the exception of far, far western maryland. we have a severe thunderstorm warning as i mentioned. it just expired for loudoun county and fairfax, virginia. could be a couple of warm days headed our way. >> all right, bob. thank you. >>> the other big story wjz is following today. eggs tainted with salmonella. the owner of an iowa egg farm is in the hot seat on capitol hill. lawmakers also heard from people who got sick during the outbreak during this summer. >> reporter: this 77-year
CBS
Sep 14, 2010 4:00pm EDT
right track. >> reporter: now attorneys are used to waiting for jurors to make up their mind but this time around they will have to wait for voters who have the final say. back to you, mary. >> back here in charleston, everyone's got their eye on the county executive race. it pits two democrats from two very different backgrounds against each other. let's start with kevin kamenetz. it is the most expensive race in baltimore county history and kevin kamenetz is taking nothing for granted. on primary election day he's out early shaking hands trying to get last-minute votes. >> getting a nice reception from voters. they've done their research. they're happy with the choices that they think they're going to make. we're going to reenforce that and let people know i'm here to do a good job. >> reporter: he first had television ads trying to reach a county wide population of 800,000. he touted his environmental record and discussed growth. >> we want to keep huer neighborhoods safe, schools strong and a modern and efficient government. people have been responding to that message. i'm very gr
CBS
Sep 17, 2010 4:00pm EDT
who is dissatisfied with what happened during this election. my thing is, don't let us be fighting for votes. let us join together to fight for the future of this city and that means fight for our children. >>> greg bernstein, the democratic nominee for the podium, now taking the podium for pat jessamy's concession speech. >> thank you very much. everyone, thank you. >> we began this campaign two months ago. almost everyone said we did not have a chance. that the political establishment would not allow us to succeed. that racial politics would trump the issues. and the needs have changed. but the results showed we have attracted a broad base of support across the city. because people of all ages, races and economic groups were ready for a change. and were ready for a fresh approach in tackling the violence. people may say i'm naive. but i say that this transcends public policies or race. my election proves right. [ applause ] >>> our win comes thanks to each and every one of you who voted for me. with all of the hard work, all of the long hours we put in during baltimore's hottest
CBS
Sep 24, 2010 4:00pm EDT
basements into a flood zone. jeff dub says he's used to the weather. but this time, it's different. >> when it gets to a certain point, you start thinking, this is bad. >> reporter: another storm system is expected to move in on saturday. >> alexis christoforous, wjz eyewitness news. >>> things are dry in our area. in fact, we're close to breaking a record high temperature, or at least trying it. >>> with all of the rain in the midwest, we could sure use it. out to the west, that front that gave those folks all of that rain has pretty much dried up. almost nothing along that front now. it all moved into portions of canada. a little rain there. but for us, temperatures this afternoon, at 95 degrees. and that ties the all-time record. there you go. on this date set back in 1970. so far, the low today. 70, our normal high is 76 degrees. and i guess the good news is, today may be our last 90-degree day. we've got much cooler weather headed our way for the weekend. mary? >> is that good news or bad news, bob? i'm not sure. all right. moving on at this hour, a frightening school bus acci
CBS
Sep 13, 2010 4:00pm EDT
we're playing monday, -- because we're playing monday, some of us are bummed out about that, but this will make this a whole lot nicer to watch. doing: nadal in his first -- dick: nadal in his first u.s. open final. djokovic watched as nadal took care of an opponent in two hours but djokovic had a four-hour struggle with federer. mary: and he was facing federer. 15-40, he made a couple of errors. i think that's why federer played conservatively on his first match point. djokovic comes up big and bold. that's how he fended off the first match point. second match point, federer got another serve and as djokovic said afterwards, i closed my eyes and swung away on my fore hands. he was able to come through. he played like a champion in that fifth set. it was something to see he richly deserves to be here. i so much agree with john that the extra day of rain has allowed him to recover and give a go against nadal he does well against nadal this could be a real beauty. john: i sauna dal before the match, he asked me one question is it windy out there? dick: it's going to be great conditions,
CBS
Sep 23, 2010 4:00pm EDT
palestinians. but each of us has a responsibility to do our part as well. >> reporter: the president urged friends of israel to accept a palestinian state and asked arab nations to support the palestinian authority, politically and financially. >> president obama says u.s.- led negotiations can produce results if the international community sets aside decades of community and pessimism. >> we could have an agreement that will lead to a new member of the united nations, an independent, solid state of palestine, living in peace with israel. >> reporter: though israel's seat sat empty because of a jewish holiday. >> reporter: during the second speech to the u.n. general assembly, president obama highlighted other issues. >> reporter: working with them, the president said that the u.s. is working with securing nuclear weapons. he told iran, it must aboy with international law. >> the iranian government must confirm to the world the peaceful intent of its nuclear program. >> reporter: iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad is addressing the general assembly this afternoon. manuel gallegus, wjz e
CBS
Sep 30, 2010 4:00pm EDT
current situation. very light rate around the baltimore area. heavier batches west of us. take a look at the rainfall totals. some of these are really impressive. look at this 6 inches, 6 inches, 8 to 10 in some. 8 inches, west of the city, 3, 3 on the eastern shore a lot less. you are getting heavy rain now. basically, that corridor across the bay anywhere from 6 to 8. some areas up to 10 inches of rain. of course they keep changing all afternoon. >> that's right. these are the 3:00 numbers we're giving you right now. the overall map of where we saw the heaviest under the bright purple, 9.12 inches worth of rain. over 7 inches of rain in annapolis and in frederick, 4 1/2 inches of rain even the airport over 3 inches of rain. in always bury, you only saw the heavier rain is moving in our direction. that's how quickly it cuts off from 9 inofs to just a half inch. because of all of the rain that's come down, there's a lot going on, on this map and a lot of different colors. these are the flash flood warnings also in effect. in addition to the coastal flood warnings, there is a tornado watc
CBS
Sep 7, 2010 4:00pm EDT
a little bit just off to our northwest there is a front approaching us. this front doesn't have a whole lot to. it it is trying to tap into moisture from what was -- what still is tropical storm hermine now on shore making its way through texas. but, it's so dry because of the beautiful days that there's now a high threat for fire danger. take a look at this traffic. we have across most of the area a red flag warning goes into effect tomorrow during the day. the front will come through. more impressively the winds will pick up and the dry air is something to be aware of. so we'll keep you up to date on that. >> thank you. we'll head to sharon gibala live at wjz traffic control. sharon? >>> already some stuff to talk about for the afternoon commute, including an accident on the beltway. fortunately, no major delays but mean for ones at harford road on the top side outer loop, i should say. are a looking at two accidents in the city, east madison and west coal spring. a crash in anne arundel and one on severn. fire activity in rosedale blocking chessico avenue. as far as delays go 2
CBS
Sep 2, 2010 4:00pm EDT
is preparing. and meteorologist bob turk, tracking earl's every movement for us. we'll go immediately to bob. >> take a look at radar. rain bands moving into the carolina coast. you can see a few of those light rain bands. and a few sprinkles around the norfolk area. as we continue to contract and watch this up toward the general region over the next 12 to 24 hours. take a look at the track once again. we'll be updating this as the storm comes in. but the storm has been dropped to a category 3 storm. it was a 4 most of the day. winds down to 125, moving off to the north. eventually to the northeast at around 18 miles per hour. by the time it gets up to noon, it will be a category bonn. in -- category 1. in our region, offshore by noon, probably a strong category 2. let's go to a couple of graphics real quick. we have a closeup view. you can see the track just offshore, moving there. i think you'll see pretty strong wind gusts n. our region, we have a coastal flood advisory in effect. a tropical storm warning for thation city area, sussex county, worcester and virginia. hur
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